TO VICTORY! With Our Help

Item

Title

TO VICTORY!
With Our Help

Description

An original aircraft production poster depicting a flight of Hawker Hurricanes flying above a V for Victory with the RAF/Commonwealth roundel. In the background the profile of an airman in his flying helmet with goggles looks determinately ahead.

Artist: Taber, Russel A. J.
Published and distributed under the authority and direction of the Director General of Aircraft Production
Printed by MASSEY-HARRIS PRESS TORONTO, - CANADA
Donated to Canada's War Effort by Massey-Harris Company, Limited

The Massey-Harris Company (Limited) was an all-Canadian company specializing in tractors, plows, and threshing machines. There were 11 branches in Canada including Toronto. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the company was the largest agricultural company in the British Empire. By the 1940's the Massey-Harris Company had made several models of tractors and successfully made the world's first self-propelled combine. In 1953, the company merged with the Ferguson Company to form the Massey-Harris-Ferguson Company.

Date

c. 1939-1945

Medium

Paper, ink

Provenance

Generously donated by Christine Wildman to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.

Extent

83cm x 55cm (32 x 22 in.)

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